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THE SUNDAY STAR, Washington, D. C.
All Favorites Win as Mid-Atlantic Tennis Opens at Edgemoor
Record 76 Matches
Kicks Off Tourney
For Clay Court Title
By Caspar Nonnes
All the favorites in the Mid
dle Atlantic riay Court tennis
championships came through
handily yesterday as a record 76
matches were planted on the
Edgemoor Club courts to open
the tournament.
In the men’s singles five of
the eight seeded players swept
through their opponents without
the loss of e set. Charles Mas
terson, seeded No. 2; Ted Rogers.
S. Buzzie Hettleman of Balti
more. 4; Fred McNair, 6, and
Jim Thttckara, 7. were too
•trong for their respective op
ponents and won their matches
without the loss of mo’-e than
two games <n a single set.
Eastern Delays Coss.
Tim Coss, seeded No. 1, was
delayed by his semifinal match
in the Eastern tennis champion
ships at Hackensack. N. J„ and
will make his first appearance
in defense of his title today.
Bobby, Payne of Richmond, Va.,
seeded fifth, also was delayed
by being in the doubles finals
In the Eastern event, and is
scheduled to play here tomor
row. The Canadian star, Don
Platt of Toronto, will be the
ether seeded player to make his
first showing today.
Mrs. Ann Gray, seeded No. 1,
her return to the
local field after a year’s play in
Europe by rushing through her
match with Florence Barnes,
6—1,6 —0. She recently won the
Kenwood Invitation tournament
and is a favorite to recapture the
title she held in 1952.
Newcomer -A Threat.
A newcomer to the event, Con
nie Ball of Daytona Beach, Fla.,
seeded second, gave notice to the
spectators that she will be a
formidable contender for the
women’s title. The Florida State
women’s champion displayed
fine strokes in beating Christine
de Malsoncelle with the loss of
a single game. A former Rollins
College stas, she has played close
matches with both Maureen
Connolly and Doris Hart.
Charlotte' Deckef, seeded No.
t, and Judy Dftvlin of Baltimore,
4, also won their matches hand
Play will start in the singles
•vents at 9 a.m. today. The
doubles will be held this after
noon, beginning at 12 noon.
Men’* Single*.
_ FIRST ROUND—EIton Kins def. B.
Bchw*tzm»n, —6—o. 6—2; Botaby Bort-
Bei del. Lindy Kehoe, 4—6. «—3, 7—5;
Frank Magruder def. Jack Stanley, 6— l,
6—l; John Myers def. Thomas Free-
Ei ®T 2 ’ *-T 1: Bob Cage def. Bill
I®. 6—2. 6—l; Ted Rogers def.
Steels. 6—o, 0— 1: Gene Fry def.
Rodney Nlcolls, o—4, 7—6; Tom Brad
ford def. Joab Blackman, default: Shelby
Passmore def. Kahl Spriggs. o—3, 5—7,
6—o: Carl Berger def. Franko Fiorio,
6—l. 6-3; Al Talkln def. Frank Arring
ton, 8— 6 B—7.
Mort stlmler def. Craig Colgate. o—2.
6—2* John Kopf def. Courtland Fergu
son. 4—o, default: Eddie Phillips def.
Don Schweitzer, o—2, 6—2; Clifford
Dawaon def. Stanley Grant, o—l, o—3:
PhUUpe Neff def. Malcolm Leith. 6—l,
6-1: Leif Beck def. George Buck. 6—3,
6—2; Carl BJelke def. Charles Seebree.
*r-6. 6—3, 6—4; Gene Oee def. Paul
Alexeder. 6—4. 5—7, 0—1: Fred Mc-
Nair def. Fred Moore, o—2, o—2; Har-
Tlson Straley def. Peter Dell. o—3. o—2:
Britt Schweitser def. Harold Eaton.
•—3. o—6. 6—4: Bob Threadglll def.
Burton Epstein, o —o. o—O.
Richard Brewer def. Barney Welsh,
default: Earle Browne def. Herman Al
liser. rt—o. 6—l: Kenneth Thompson
def. Kenneth Wright. o—l, o—4: Ernie
Ingram def. Ned Brown, default: Robert
Dayls def. Bill O’Brien. o—3, 0—1;
Jim Trackers def. Lawrence Kelly, o—l,0 —1,
6—2: Buzzie Hettleman def. Ted
Sroecker, 6—2. o—2: Jack Ransahofl
def. Paul Jones. o—l. 0—0: Arls Car
pousls def. Louis Calbeck. o—o. 0—0:
John Harris def. Ed Shein, o—4, 0—l:
Don Ralph def. Larry Mlddlekamp. 6—7.
D " 4, —l.
m BECOND ROUND—Henry Foss def.
Norman Oeller. default: Jack McCarthy
def. Charles Channlng, default; Donald
Floyd def. Alex Keiles, o—o. o—4: Hugh
Lynch def. Dave Shlbley. 6—l, B—6;
Stuart Robinson def. Casper Nannes,
6—6. 0—0: Hal Freeman def. Clro Ber
deguezs, o—o, 6—o: Edgar Lee def. Ames
Schonlnger. default: A1 Jacoby def. Wes
Johnson. o—o, 0—0: James Farrlti def.
Robert Marzke. o—o, 6—o; Bruce Gus
tafson def. Terry Birch. o—3, 6—l;
Charles Masterson def. Norman Vlsserlna.
6—2. 0—I: Doyle Royal def. Btephen
Benedict, o—3. o—3.
Women’! Singles.
S FIRST ROUND—CaroI McCord def.
Chappie, o—3. o—2: Donna Floyd
>e Wood, o—o. 0—0: Betty Meloy
Gay Mlchon. default; Charlotte
tr def.. Carol Coolidge. 6—2, 6—o;
Devlm d»f. Carolyn Rlttenaur.
0—I: Nancy Oates def. Joyce
6—2. 6—3; Louts# Ralph def.
Melenty. o —2. o—o. 6—3.
_ SECOND ROUND—Ann Gray def.
Florence Barnes. 6—l, 0—0: Doris Har
rison def. Ann Fennessey. o—3, 0—1:
Barbara Cage def. Catherine Holtz.
6—o. 0— 0; Sue Devlin def. Jane Free
man. o—3. 6—l; Margaret Graham
def Patty Lynch. 4—6. 6—l. 0—0:
Charlotte Decker def. Betty Meloy. fl—l.
6—o: Barbara Lynch def. Joan Plken.
default; Marjorie Norris d#f. Frances
Frank. 6—l, 0—0; Pearl McCoy def.
Lena Greene. 6—o, o—4; Connie Ball
def. Christine De Malsoncelle, 6—o.
6—l: Margaret McElroy def. Mary
Hugui. 6—3. o—6: 6 —2.
Men’* Doublet.
FIRST ROUND—Hugh Lynch-Barney
Welsh def. Lloyd Rlce-Chas. Price, 6—2,
6—2: Kim Valentlne-Cralg Colgate def.
Mort Stlmler-Bud Day, default; Alex
Keilea-Kahl Spriggs def. Rowland Evans-
Richard Williams. IO—B, o—3: Harrison
Straley-Bobby Bortner def. Clyde Free
jnan-Hsl Freeman. 7—B, 6—3; Kenneth
Wrlght-Harry Hlpps def. Vince Con
nerat-Ben Theeman, default; Terry
Birch-Carl Berger def. Charles Sebree-
Sul Alexeder. 3—o. o—3. 6—o; Frank
rlngton-Jaek McCarthy def. Lawrence
lly-Thomas Freeman. o—l, fl—2.
8 Women’s Doublet.
3FIRBT ROUND—Jane Meleney-Patty
Lynch def. Barbara Lynch-Tlna Borden,
lit: Ann Gray-Barbsra Cage def.
1 Coolidge-Andrea Berger. 6—2,
; Ann Martlndale-Bobby Newman
Joan Piken-Rhoda Oeller. default;
tie Ball-Jane Freeman def. Louise
h-Christlne de Malsoncelle. 6-4, 0-3:
dbs Bassett-Patsy Begley del. Helen
h-Mary Darling, 6-0. 6-2.
8 mm.—Hugh Bhicpvs. Stuart Rob-*
inson. Ramsay Potts va. Elton King, Carl
Berger vs. A1 Talkin. Leif Beck v*. Mort
Stlmler, Carl Bjelka vs. John Kopf.
10 a.m.—Shelby Passmore vs. Don
ald Ralph. Richard Brewer vs. Bene
oee. Eddie Phillips vs. John Mters.
Harrison Straley vs. Earle Brown. Don
ald Dell vs. Kenneth Thompson. Bob
Cage vs. Britt Schweitser. Ernie Ingram
vs. John Harris. Bob Threadglll vs. Rob
ert Davis, Doyle Royal vs. James Parrin.
11 a.m.—Jack McCarthy vs. Donald
Floyd, Clifford Dawson vs. Jim Thackera,
Edgar Lee vs. Al Jacoby. Bruce Gustaf
son vs. Charles Masterson.
Jl2. —Bustle Hettleman vs. Jack Ransa
loff 1 p.m.—Gene Fry vs. Tom Brad
ord. Frank Magruder vs. Fred McNair.
3 p.m.—Don Platt vs. Clyde Freeman.
• p.m.—Tim Cow vs. Morltada Kuma
Women's Singles.
_ 11 a.m.—Doris Harrison vs. Barbara
Case. Sue Devlla vs. Margaret Graham.
Cam McCord U Donna Flovd. Judy
Devlin va. Nancy Qates, Louise Ralph vt.
Belmar Gunderson.
, I®--Barbara Lynch vs. Marjorie Nor
fiSrs?. fcSmTOS G®^
. ,}1 a.m —c”u"tlans*sbmison-Bin Cos
tello vs. Ted Rogers-Donald Dell: 12—
James M Farrln-James S. Farrln va. Bill
Baasetwlm Heiskell; Jack Stanlev-Her
man Altlaer va. Ramaar Potts-Ted Bur
-1 p.m.—Charles Maeterson-Stan Rumt
bough vs. Casper Nannet-Bob Williams;
John Harrls-Don Ralph vs. Gene Oee
fkwle Phillips: Ralph Adatr-Bruce Gus
tafson vs. Tom Moorhead-William Urou
* 8 pm.—Jack Ransohoff-Dave: Shlbley
ft. Fred Moore-Malcolra Letth; John
Kyers-Al Jacoby va. Don Schweitzer.
Mt achwelters; ,Ale* KeUes-Kahl
Serif** vt. Frank Arrington-Jack Mc-
JAl>.m—Edgar Lee-Elton King vs.
■toy fa relay {Bunde Hettleman. 4 pm.'
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Ann Gray, top-seeded in the
Middle Atlantic clay coarts
tournament, opened her bid
for the women’s singles title
at Edgemoor yesterday with a
6-1, 6-0 victory over Florence
Barnes. —Star Staff Photo.
Platt-Doyle Royal. 6 n.m.—Kim Valen
tine-Crgig Colgate vs. winners of 2 p.m.
match./6 p.m.—BUI O’Brien- Jim Shafer
vs. Don Leavens-Jira Thackera. /
Women’s Doubles. >
12 noon Margaret McElroy-Mary
Chappie vs. Mildred Smith-Heten Levy.
3 p.m.—Caro! McCord-Donna Floyd vs.
Martha Galbreath-Jean Hall. 4 p.m.—
Jo Conklin-Frances Barry vs. Dorothy
Hurst-Louise Brown; Alexandra Hufty-
Mary Kuhn vs. Marlorle Norrts-Char
lotte Decker.
Mixed Doubles.
12 noon—Bill Perris-Bettv Meloy rs.
Franko Florlo-Martha Galbreath. 1
p.m.—Donald Floyd-Donna Floyd va.
Craig Colgate-Barbara Colgate.
2 p.m.—Mariana Erana-Helen Det
welller vs. Carl Bjelke-Margaret Mc-
Elroy; Mort Stimler-Loretta Lowe va.
Tim Coss-Loulse Ralph. 4:00 pm.—
Fred McNalr-Charlotte Decker vs. Jack
Kansahoff-Patty Lynch: Kahl Sprlggs-
Dot Buttrey vs. Jack Gurley-Yvette
Gurley. . _
5 p.m.—Btan Rumbough-Mra. Rum
bough vs. Ralph Adair-Sue Devlin;
Earle Browne-Ann Fennessey vs. Hugh
Lynch-Barbara Lynch; Edgar Lee-
Doris Harrison vs. Barney Welsh-Mar
jorle Norris 0 p.m.—Bob Cage-Bar
bara Cage vs. Jim Helskell-Frances
Ross Heads Takoma
10-Mile Race Field
Browning Ross, last year’s
winner, heads a field of approxi
mately 50 entered in the annual
10-mile run tomorrow through
Takoma Park. Ross won last
year with a record of 52 min
utes, 23 seconds.
The race starts at 3 p.m. at
the Takoma Recreation Center,
Grant and Darwin avenues, and
finishes at the same place.
Also running tomorrow in ad
dition to Ross is Joe Kleinerman
of the Millrose A. A. of New
York, last year’s runnerup. Prom
the Washington area are Sergt.
Lionel Pinn of Fort Belvoir, Al
Christiansen of Hyattsville, Joe
Carlock of Washington and
James Spear and Jim Mdntague
of the Washington Track and
Field Club.
If you’re planning to partici
pate in the annual Chesapeake
Bay Fishing Fail at Tilghman,
Md„ August 20-22, now, is the
time to re-
Fishing Fair,
Preston, Md. BIU Leeteb.
A while back we wrote on the
subject of world record fish, and
how important it is for the
angler to check any catch of
unusual size against existing
records. Here’s a typical case:
Robert N Shrafu, of Broomall,
Pa., fishing out of Cape May,
N. J„ landed » blackflsh or tau
tog weighing 21 pounds For
tunately Sheaiu recognized this
as an unusual catch, and finding
the existing world's record for
the species was 18 pounds, 8
ounces, he Q'ed claim with the
International Game Fish Associ
ation for an all-tackle record.
The previous record fish was
caught last October off Mon
tauk. N. Y.
Virginia’s Commission of Game
and Inland Fisheries is working
diligently on its program of pub
lic fish ponds for communities
where fishing opportunities are
somewhat lacking. After finish
ing a magnificent pond in
Mecklinburg County, they have
set out to create eight new bodies
of water for public fishing. Two
have been completed, one each in
Pittsylvania and Halifax Coun
ties. Work is progressing on a
pond in Brunswick and another
in Fauquier. A pond shortly is
to be acquired in Powahatan
and there is hope for final
clearance for starting work on
a pond each in Chesterfield, Scott
and Fluvanna Counties.
Virginia’s declaration of an
open season on antlerless deer
an the last shooting day in 10
counties west of the Blue Ridge
this fall was made for the specific
purpose of checking the num
bers of animals in those areas.
It is intended that does shall
Charies Town Ready
To Open Big Summer
Meeting Tomorrow
" Special Dispatch to The Star
July 3.—Charles Town’s "big”
meeting, its 36-day summer ses
sion, gets under way Monday
with a program at cd&ht races
starting at 2 p.m. (EDT) dally.
Racing Secretary j. Gilbert
Haus will have nearly 1,000
horses to call on, many of them
from Waterford/Park where the
meeting closed today. Comple
tion of a "new 58-stall stable
at Charles Town enables about
600 horses to find quarters on
the grounds, with the remainder
at Hagerstown Fair Grounds,
Berryville Fair Grounds and
other nearby locations.
The opening day’s feature race
has drawn a field of 11,‘headed
by N. Boemer’s Dover Coast and
Lee Whiteley’s entry of Sins
Egal and Helen Maisel as the
leading horses.
The Ellis Stables’ Boss Bennie,
a favorite at this track, also may
have good backing. Others in
the' lineup are Mrs, Virginia Mc-
Kenney’s Tetrabasic and Tetra
tomic, J. P. Simpson’s Rival
Time, D. B. Schmeck’s Wolf
heart, J. C. Ellis’ Dream Omoley,
Refnem Stables* Secret Passion
and I. E, Torrysons’ Newberry.
A number of other improve
ments in addition to the stables
have been made at the plant* in
cluding an enlarged club house.
As a means of attracting a high
er calibre of horses, purse money_
also has been increased from'
SI,OOO to $1,200 on 20 of the
races scheduled for the first 12
days of the session.
In addition to Haus, among
the officials at Charles Town are
Andrew R. Winters, steward;
Broks Johns, Joe Brocator and
Willie Garner, placing judges,
and Harold Holland, starter.
Holland will be starting his 14th
year on the job. .
Among the well-known Jockeys
riding at Charles Town will be
Charles M. Clark and Joe Sny
der, the leading riders at Water
ford Park. Clark rode here last
fall and again this spring with
considerable success, while Sny
der, an ex-steeplechase rider,
appeared here biefly several
years ago before he took to
guiding jumpers.
Coast Stcfr Beals Coss
In Eastern Net Semifinals
By the Aitociated Free*
' HACKENSACK, N. J., July 3.
Eddie Moylan, New Jersey singles
champion from Trenton, and
Jerry DeWitts, California cham
pion from Oakland, today gained
the final round of the Eastern
clay courts tennis championships.
Top-seeded Moylan used a
strong ground-stroking game to
defeat fourth-ranked Pablo
Eisenberg of Millburn, N. J.,
7-5, 6-4, 6-2, in a semifinal
De Witts, the third-seeded
entrant who recently completed
an Army tour of duty in Korea,
defeated Tim Coss of Washing
ton. D. C„ 6-3,-5-7,-6-4, 6-3,
after fighting off an attack of
—with Bill Leetch
be shot. Lifting the ban on
deer of either sex on the last
day of the season rather than
on the first is in keeping with
the desire to have a large num
ber of does killed off for the
future welfare of the deer as
well as the hunters. Hunters
going into the woods for the
first time rather naturally look
for the opportunity to bag bucks
with trophy antlers a«d are likely
to pass up chances to kill female
deer. •
Problems In handling deer
have been acute through the
years in many States. If hunters
in Virginia will follow the com
mission’s guidance, there will be
no need for Virginia to repeat
the errors which have led to
tragic results elsewhere. Har
vesting a proper proportion of
does is one of the most impor
tant factors in deer management.
The hunters should recognize the
fact that when the commission
declares an open doe season, it
is fof\ the purpose of applying
well-known practices in the in
telligent management of detr
herds. x
Recently seven Hamilton, Ohio,
anglers journeyed into Ontario
and loaded up with walleyed
pike and pickerel. They ran
afoul of a smart game protector,
paid fines of S4BO plus another
S9OO in fees for the return of
seized equipment, including a
station wagon. They, got off
easy. When apprehended they
possessed the almost incredible
number of 565 fish. Their limit
would have been only 84. Vio
lations of this sort are leading
to stricter regulations in Canada,
thereby penalizing thousands of
American sportsmen who go
there on annual fishing trips.
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GEORGETOWN TRACK REUNION—Four runners from Georgetown’s excellent 1951 two-mile relay team met again at the Inter
service track *and field championships a week ago at Camp Lejeune, N. C. They were brought together by WiUiam F. Fitz
gerald of Washington, a captain in the Marine Reserve who was writing a feature story about them for p Marine newspaper,
and Frank Sevigne, the Georgetown coach who was an official at the meet. Left to right are: Joe Deady of the Air Force,
stationed in Europe; Carl Joyce, Quantico Marines; Capt. Fitzgerald; Coach Sevigne; Tom Voorhees, Quantico Marines, and
Joe LaPierre, in the Army at Fort Lee. USMC Photo.
(Continued from Pdge D-l.)
with an 8-6, 6-4 victory today
over Armando Vieira of Brazil.
Miss Connolly—seldom called
“Little Mo” any longer—broke"
Miss Brough’s service within the
first four games and moved into
a 5-1 lead. She remained gen
erally on the baseline and
pounded shot after shot back
across the ’ net. Miss Brough,
herself a three-times-ta-a-row
Wimbledon queen, had few
answers for the kind of tennis
Miss Connolly served up.
Maureen Rallies in Second.
The second set started with
two service breaks and then of
all things, an opponent went
ahead of “Little Mo.” Miss
Brough grabbed a 5-2 lead, but
Maureen put a stop to all that.
Miss Brough did not win another
game. '
Miss Connolly has a long way
to go before equaling Helen Wills
Moody’s reebrd of seven Wim
bledon titles. However, she is
expected to tie Susan Lenglen’s
mark of four titles when she
comes back next year.
When the match was over the
little Californian said her mar
riage, for which a date has not
been set, would not keep her
from big tennis. “11l be at
plenty more Wimbledon’s yet. I
certainly will be back next year.”
Rain interrupted the men’s
doubles for 25 minutes after the
Australians had won the first
two sets and the count was one
game each in the third set. Up
to that point Trabert was mak
ing approximately two-thirds of
the points for the American
team. *,
In the fourth set, Seixas got
the Americans in the hole again
by losing his service and allow
ing the Aussies to go ahead, a—l.
The final break was against
Trabert in the last game. That
was the only Trabert loss.
Rose and Hartwig pumped
everything they could at Seixas.
Most of the Philadelphian’s
errors were, net shots.
The Americans started by
shooting at Hartwig, usually the
weaker of the Aussies. But with
their own affairs in such a shaky
condition, they stopped and
merely tried to-keep the ball in
Seixas and Trabert. seeded No.
2 to the No. 1 ranking for the
Australians, had beaten Hartwig
and Rose both at the Queens
Club here two weeks ago and at
the French championships. Their
collapse today was a major sur
The summaries:
. Men’s singles: Jxroslav Drobny, Egypt,
defeated Ken Rosewall. Australia.
13—11. 4—6, fl—2, B—7.
Women's singles: Maureen Connolly.
San Diego. Calif., defeated Louise
Brough. Beverly Hill*, Calif., 6-3. 7-fi.
Women’s doubles: Louise Brough,
and Mrs. Margaret Osborne duPont.
Wilmington, Del., defeated Shirley Fry,
Akron, Ohio, .and Doris Hart, Corai
Gables. Fla.. 4-0. 8-7. 6-3.
Men’s doublee: Rex Hartwig and
Mervyn Rote, Australia, defeated Vic
Seixas. Philadelphia, and Tony Trabert.
Cincinnati. 6-4. 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.
Mixed doubles: Dolts Hart, and Vic
Seixas defeated Ken Rosewall, Australia,
and Mrs. Margaret Osborne duPont,
5-7, 6-4, 6-3.
Admission to the gtandstand,
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Spills, Olympic Tests Feature
Culpeper Horse Show Opening
By Robert B. Phillips
CULPEPER, Va., July 3.
Storms, spills and Virginia’s first
flash of interest in United States
Olympic equestrian competitition
provided a lively opening session
for the. three-day Culpeper Horse
Show and races here today.
Within minutes after the last
pony and junior class had been
judged and scores posted for
adults in the Olympic trials, a
thunderstorm rolled over the
show grounds and race course,
sending youngsters and their
mounts scurrying to the vans
and dousing the jockeys.
A few moments before the first
drops fell, young Sarah Willis
of Alexandria .was carried from
the outside course in the Cul
peper Rescue Squad ambulance
after Mrs. William Dillon’s April
Dawn made a bad mistake at a
post and rail fence and fell, kick
ing the young rider. She was
treated on the spot by Dr. A.lvin
Kay of Bethesda, here to show
some pohies of his own, and then
carried to town for treatment
of cuts about the eyes and face.
Later she was sent to the Uni
versity Hospital at Charlottesville
for observation.
It was the second fall in the
junior hunting attire class—the
other gave young Terry Yates a
good shaking up—and the third
was attributed to excessive pace.
Touchdowners lo Honor
Killibrew al Luncheon
The Touchdown Club will pay
tribute to Harmon Killebrew, the
Senators’ recently signed bonus
rookie, at its weekly luncheon at
12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Killebrew will be a guest of
honor, along with Clark Grif
fith, president of the ball club,
and Manager Bucky Harris and
some of his better performers—
Jim Busby, Eddie Yost and
Johnny Pesky.
6enator Herman Welker, Re
publican of Idaho, who helped
Washington land the hard-hit
ting Killebrew, will be guest
Government Employes'
Tennis Opens Saturday
The Government Employes’
tennis tournament, sponsored by
the District Recreation Depart
ment, will get under way Satur
day at Sixteenth and Kennedy
streets N.W.
All employes of the Federal,
State, District and foreign gov
ernments are eligible.
Entries in all classes—men’s
and women’s singles and doubles
—should be made at the Recre
ation Department, 3149 Sixteenth
street N.W., Adams 4-2050: or
the Tennis Shop, 1126 Nineteenth
street N.W., National 8-5165, by
5 pm. Wednesday.
The judges seemed to be pinning
fast horses and ponies and in
their eagerness to win many of
the Junior riders were hitting a
steeplechase lick.
Only a handful of* spectators
left the stands to watch the in
tricate dressage phase of the
Olympic tests, but they saw the
first glimmering of hope that
Virginia, supposedly the hot
house for blossoming - young
horsemen, would at last develop
a rider of international stature.
In recent years, the Olympic
equestrian squad has come from
such unlikely sources as Con
necticut, New Jersey and Kansas,
while the fox hunting areas have
never made a contribution.
Wherever the contestants here
today may stand in relation to
others over the country, they
were closely matched in the
opening scores. Two horses tied
for first, another pair for second
and fourth honors also were a
dead heat.
Leading the field In the first
part of the tliree-day event were
Itala, owned by the Countess A.
Gyurky, ano Kurtistan, an
Arabian horse owned by Forrest
Mars of The Plains, Va. .
Tomorrow the same horses go
into the cross-country phase of
about 10 miles of tough going at
various prescribed speeds. The
formal horsa show opens at 1:30
p.m. (EDT) and the Olympic
trials start at 3 p.m.
Warrenton ponies and riders
led the way in classes for young
sters today. Cathlene Noland
rode Snow Flurry to the small
pony championship and Price
Mclntosh brought Johnny Cake
into the reserve.
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Dell Defeats Harris
For Junior Net Title
Donald Dell, 16-year-old Be
thesda lad, won the Middle At
lantic junior tennis champion
ship at Washington Golf and
Country Club yesterday, defeat
ing John Harris, 18-year-old
District Public School champion,
6—3, 6—3, 6—l.
Dell virtually assured himself
of the top junior ranking of the
Middle Atlantic area when he
bestrtl Harris for the third time.
His previous victories over Harris
were for the Sidwell Friends and
D. C. Junior titles.
Donald Ralph, 15-year-old
District Boys champion, won the
Middle Atlantic Boys title, beat
ing Bruce Brian of Baltimore,
6—l, 6—2.
Baltimore's Dave Freishtat
and Dick Katz upset Dell and
Harris in winning the Junior
doubles title, B—6, 6—3. Ralph
and Brian beat Les Johns and
Charles Caddell of Norfolk for
the Boys Doubles championship,
6—o, B—o.
Straight Clark Pressed
By High School Player
•y tha. Associated Press
CINCINNATI, July 3.—Mike
Green, 17, a Miami Beach High
School boy, gave Straight Clark
of Baltimore a rough time today
in the rain-interrupted Tri-
State tennis tournament.
Clark, top seeded in this 55th
annual tourney, was behind
often before downing the un
ranked Green, 11—8, in the first
set of their semifinal match.
Clark held a 2—l lead in the
second set.
Baltimore Raceway
To Launch 20-Night
Meeting Tomorrow
Special Ditpaich to The Star
BALTIMORE. July 3.—Balti
more Raceway, third stop on the
Maryland harness circuit, starts
Its 20-night meeting Monday.
The schedule calls sor 1 distribu
tion of $250,000 in purses. Some
800 trotters and pacers are
stabled at the Raceway.
The track is located near U. S.
Route 40, about seven miles
northeast of the oity. Post time
is 8:30 p.m. nightly. A special
B. & O. train from Washington
to the raceway leaves Union Sta- -
tion at 6:50 p.m.
Racing Secretary Charles C.
Larkin, who had the same post
at Laurel Raceway, will stage
overnight races the first two
nights with the initial stake race,
the $3,000 Dundalk, Wednesday
night. Feature of the opening
card is the Inaugural Pace in
which Bill Fleming, leading driv
er at Baltimore the last two
years, drew the No. 1 post po
sition with his 3-year-old filly
Date Knight.
Date Knight has won two races
so far this season. The field also
includes tw,o other pacers Vho
have won twice this year, Ban
ner’s Band, driven by Lou Bur
ton, and Don Eden, driven by
Hal Scott.
The first of Baltimore’s three
SIO,OOO free-for-all paces, the
President’s Cup, will be run Sat
urday night. It was this event
which last year produced the
track record of 2:01%. The other
big paces, the third leg of Mary
land’s Triple Crown and the Bal
timore Invitation Pace, are
scheduled July 21 and July 29.
Aztec Nine Lists Drills
The Aztecs baseball team,
first-half champion of the Ban
neker Recreation League, will
hold practice sessions Tuesday
and Thursday beginning at 6
p.m. on the Fifth street and
Florida avenue (N.E.) field in
preparation for second-half play
in the league which starts Sat
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